How to Remove “RavTask.exe”

What is RavTask.exe?

RavTask.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as RavTimer. It belongs to Rising Antivirus software and was developed by Beijing Rising Technology Ltd. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as RavTask.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with RavTask.exe malware?       

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with RavTask.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • RavTask.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the RavTask.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then it is likely that the system is affected with RavTask.exe malware.

How to remove RavTask.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing RavTask.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove RavTask.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 17 January 2009 at 2:48 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Beijing Rising Information Technology Co., Ltd. Executable 045956497e107b84
df2faa6e33233e7c
de183392
ed1848ed14befb0d
965264db41648f28
Win32.Kashu.
B
No 21, 0, 0,
23
21, 0, 0,
23
197.251.135.7/32 N/A
2 N/A Executable 573e9a9b8e419aca
a619e7591c47ff53
f09af803
2a52b0a3e91e3b46
9313230738ecd8f4
TrojWare.Win
32.Spy.KeyLo
gger.~P
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 09 June 2008 at 9:53 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Beijing Rising Information Technology Co., Ltd. Executable c15bf8b8b56ab34b
c440c5db4122ec68
39d35adf
b915f69e36755fa6
5c1ad6f3931434e3
Yes 20.0.0.24 20.00 Internal Submission
2 Beijing Rising Technology Co., Ltd. Executable 703bf2ac886b5925
329cc7a43c931a8e
9451c677
335f65e3f65f35df
6842e93e86bff54b
No 19, 0, 0,
5
19, 0, 0,
5
Internal Submission
3 Beijing Rising Technology Co., Ltd. Executable bb749034341fd2a8
bafebb7a17ef0535
93b199f4
24c3177594435207
2eea32dd1f686fd2
No 19, 0, 0,
8
19, 0, 0,
8
Internal Submission
4 Beijing Rising Information Technology Co., Ltd. Executable fd7c26b51cb9a1fa
d724f9125e8e0c1a
d805270d
0bc6be9efa5e80c0
21cedcd6a720cdba
Yes 21, 0, 0,
24
21, 0, 0,
24
United Kingdom
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